New Online Course Provides Fundamental Urology Education for Healthcare Professionals

SUNA has developed a new educational program for healthcare professionals who may need a review of urology fundamentals, including common urologic conditions and procedures, to enhance patient care. Presented by experts in urologic care, Fundamentals of Urology is a self-paced, online course that...

AHRQ Releases Toolkit for Preventing CAUTI, CLABSI in ICUs

The Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality (AHRQ) has released a Toolkit for Preventing CLABSI and CAUTI in ICUs that offers customizable tools and training resources to prevent central line-associated bloodstream infections (CLABSI) and catheter-associated urinary tract infections (CAUTI) in...

Free NCPD! May Program Focuses on Urologic Medications and Older Adults

Each month SUNA offers a FREE nursing continuing professional development (NCPD) program in SUNA's Online Library. This special offer is available to SUNA members only! This month's featured session is "Urologic Medication Concerns and Contraindications in the Elderly." Originally offered at the 2021...

Change in Reprocessing Methods with Certain Karl Storz Urological Endoscopes

On April 1, 2022, Karl Storz issued an Urgent Medical Device Recall Notice regarding certain flexible endoscopes for urological use. On April 4, 2022, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration sent a letter to healthcare providers stating the FDA is continuing to "evaluate the risk of patient infections and...

SUNA Develops Tools to Support Patient Education Regarding Urologic Procedures

SUNA has developed new tools for clinicians to use to help educate patients about various urologic procedures. The Patient Education Procedure Handouts, which were created by the SUNA Postoperative Care Task Force, provide a brief overview of essential information regarding the care of individuals...

Call for Abstracts for 2022 uroLogic Conference

The 2022 uroLogic Conference is scheduled for September 29 to October 2 at the Hyatt Regency in New Orleans. Abstracts for session and poster presentations are now being accepted. Plan to attend and share your expertise with colleagues!

Call for Abstracts

The conference...